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Jessica Hernandez

Visiting Professor of Practice

Jessica Hernandez is an accomplished architect and professor with over 14 years of experience in concept design, urban planning, architecture, interior design, education, and user experience design. She has lived and worked in the US and South America, working on a diverse range of projects, often as a team leader, and always as a team player. Her experience includes large-scale urban development, mixed‐use commercial, residential; and a full range of interior projects most recently focusing on retail.

Women in Architecture, Digital Design & Fabrication, Neo-Indigenous Practices, Biomaterials, Renovation and Protection of Habitats

ARCH 4034: Building Cities

ARCH 1015-1016: Foundation Design Lab

Januszkiewicz, Krystyna, and Jakub I. Gołębiewski. “Climate change-oriented design: Living on the water. A new approach to architectural design.” Journal of Water and Land Development 47 (2020): 96-104.

“2020 Plus Winners - Architizer a+Awards.” 2020 Plus Winners - Architizer a+Awards,
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Future, Rethinking The. “Sulwhasoo | Christian Lahoude Studio.” Rethinking the Future Awards, 3 Jan. 2019,
Cohan, Joe. “Biotic City: Neo Indigenous Ubansism - eVolo | Architecture Magazine.” Biotic City: Neo Indigenous Ubansism - eVolo | Architecture Magazine,

2014 WT Smart City Exhibition: Innovation design, architecture, and urbanism.
Exhibition in Palacio Isimbardi in Milan, Italy during Design Week 2014

2020 NYCxDESIGN Awards Finalist

2019 Architizer One Drawing Finalist

2018 Global Architecture & Design Awards Honorable Mention

2014 WT Smart City Award Second Place Winner

2013 Award for Excellence M.Arch II RPI

2009 Best Project Entry Corrozal Gardens


 M.Arch II Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

B.Arch Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute